Definitions for linger

Definitions for (verb) linger

Main entry: tarry, linger

Definition: leave slowly and hesitantly

Main entry: dawdle, linger

Definition: take one's time; proceed slowly

Main entry: tarry, footle, lallygag, mess about, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, linger, hang around, mill about, mill around

Definition: be about

Usage: The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square; Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Main entry: hover, linger

Definition: move to and fro

Usage: The shy student lingered in the corner

Main entry: linger

Definition: remain present although waning or gradually dying

Usage: Her perfume lingered on

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